Personal Narrative: What Would A Farmer's Search For Meaning

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A simple jaunt, to a small slew, along a gravel road bracketed by cropland and pastures, leaves one watching out the window instead of peering at a screen. Cows, moving at a glacial pace, graze on the stubble left in a field, gleaning the last bits of nutrients from the nearly barren field. Snow is imminent. A farmer creates a windbreak with hay bales in order to partially protect his cows. This spurs a conversation between my father and me. The topic: why would a farmer set the hay bales in that arrangement, which would cause water and snow to become trapped? Those treks to far flung fishing holes with my father have sharpened my observation skills and developed my inquisitive nature. Likewise to my father showing me the power of observation,
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